4-H Cancellations due to Covid 19 Corona Virus

Updated as of 3-23-20

Hello 4-H Families,

As of March 16, UW-Extension is following Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal guidelines due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. All 4-H related programs, events, and meetings will be canceled through May 3.  We will keep this updated as we learn more.

County Cancellations

  • March 15 – Rolling Hills 4-H Club Meeting
  • March 15 – Forest Timberwolves Club Meeting
  • March 17 – By-Laws Committee Meeting
  • March 17 – Leaders Association Meeting
  • March 21 – Fair Essentials Swine Clinic
  • March 22 – Northwest Show Pig Sale at UWRF
  • March 23 – VIP Training
  • March 24 – Horse Project Kick Off Meeting
  • March 26 – Organizational Leader Training 103
  • April 2 – Dog Project Orientation Meeting
  • April 4 – Mini Talent Explosion
  • April 4 – Mock Fair
  • April 4 – Horse Project Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
  • April 4 – Horse Project Kick Off Meeting
  • April 5 – Lone Pine 4-H Club Meeting
  • April 6 – Horse Project Committee Meeting
  • April 7 – Shooting Sports Orientation Meeting (Rescheduled for May 5)
  • April 14 – Livestock Committee Meeting
  • April 16 – Dog Project Workshop (Careers & Canines)
  • April 21 – Shooting Sports Orientation Meeting
  • April 25 – Clover University
  • ALL 4-H CLUB MEETINGS – please contact your club leader directly for more information on future meetings
  • ALL 4-H COMMITTEE MEETINGS – please contact the committee chair for more information on future meetings

State Cancellations:

  • ArtBeat! 2020 (originally set for March 13-15) has been postponed.  If you were scheduled to attend, please keep an eye on your email for updates on potential new dates.
  • National 4-H Conference (originally set for March 28 – April 2) has been reschedule for September 26 – October 1.  Participants have been notified.
  • Space Camp 2020 (originally set for April 16-20) has been postponed, and the orientation / planning weekend set for March 28-29 has been cancelled.  If you were scheduled at attend Space Camp this year, please keep an eye on your email as we plan to communicate regarding plans for postponement).
  • WI State Dairy Quiz Bowl (originally set for April 4) has been cancelled.  We will keep information up to date on whether this will be rescheduled.
  • Shooting Sports Certification Workshops – two shooting sports certification workshops, March 21 (Muzzleloader, Stoughton) and April 4 (Green Bay) have been cancelled.
  • Shooting Sports Competitive Shoots –Competitive shoots scheduled for March and April have been postponed and may be cancelled.
  • American Spirit – Orientations for American Spirit that were set for March and Early April have been rescheduled.  The event is still continuing as planned.  Orientations are now scheduled for April 25, April 26, and May 2.  If you are registered for the experience, please check your email with more specific information.
  • Education Days: Hippology, Horse Bowl, Speaking and Demo Contest – This event scheduled for May 1 & 2 has been postponed until a later date. Please watch your email for updates regarding plans for postponement.

Feel free to contact myself heather.vierling@wisc.edu or Eileen eileen.vandyk@wisc.edu  if you have any questions.  We will keep you posted on further cancellations.  Sorry for the inconvenience.